Date of Birth7.30.1998 (23)
BirthplaceMassapequa, NY USA
Position DetailCentral Defender
HOW ACQUIRED: Selected No. 3 overall in 2020 SuperDraft.
Nealis is a skillful right back who made an impact as a rookie in Miami, making 10 starts in 19 appearances
COLLEGE: He led the Hoyas to the 2019 NCAA Division I Men's College Cup title, defeating the University of Virginia in the final. Nealis was named a MAC Hermann Trophy finalist for the 2019 season, won the Big East Defensive Player of the Year, and was named to the All-Big East First Team and the United Soccer Coaches All-America First Team. He was also named Big East Defensive Player of the Year and All-Big East First Team for the 2018 season. Overall, he appeared in 78 games for the team, starting 76 of those, and registering seven goals and 14 assists.